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AZ Business Magazine

About AZ Business Magazine

Over the past 30 years, AZ Big Media has grown to encompass not just Az Business magazine, but also a whole host of other publications and signature events. Az Business magazine is the state’s leading business publication. Published by AZ Big Media, the magazine covers a wide-range of topics focusing on the Arizona business scene, and is aimed at high-level corporate executives and business owners.

ASBA hosts free event for business owners

small business

The Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA), in collaboration with the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, Networking Phoenix and The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will host the AZ Small Biz CollaborMIX on May 24th, in recognition of Small Business Month. This will be the second event of the month ASBA has hosted in dedication to… Read More →

Biopharmaceutical sector supports 4.5 million jobs

bioscience

The biopharmaceutical industry supported nearly 854,000 direct jobs and another 3.5 million jobs and more than $1.2 trillion in economic output in the United States in 2014, according to new research prepared for the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) by TEConomy Partners, LLC. The report, which analyzed state and national data across the… Read More →

Bayless Healthcare Group hires 5 physicians

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Arizona-based healthcare provider Bayless Healthcare Group launched its Adult Primary Care extension earlier this month and recently opened the doors to its Therapeutic Wellness Center across the street from its midtown Phoenix facility. Bayless’ integrated primary care offers a shared emphasis on mental and physical health to its patients. With the expansion, Bayless has added… Read More →

Abrazo names Tami Biggs as director of business development

Tami Biggs

Tami Biggs, RN, BSN is the new Market Cardiovascular Service Line Director of Business Development for Abrazo Community Health Network. “Tami will be instrumental in developing various cardiovascular sub service lines and interdisciplinary cooperation across all Abrazo hospitals as we propel Abrazo’s legacy of excellence in cardiovascular care to an even higher level in Arizona… Read More →

New home starts up 60% from last year in Phoenix

homes

Metrostudy’s 1Q16 survey of the Phoenix housing market shows annual home starts, attached and detached, in the Phoenix area numbered 16,687 over the past four quarters ending 1Q16, a 60% increase YoY and up 13% from 4Q15. Quarterly starts in 1Q16 numbered 3,928 units, up 47%% from 1Q15. Annual closings numbered 12,651, up 20% YoY,… Read More →

Vixxo looks to hire 30 at career fair

vixxo

Scottsdale-based Vixxo, a growing integrated facilities management company, is looking to hire 30 at a career fair on Wednesday at its corporate headquarters, 11333 N. Scottsdale Road, #160. With more than 300 existing associates at its Scottsdale location and plans to double that number in 2016, Vixxo is looking for additional talent to serve its Customer Service Team. Jobs… Read More →

NAWBO award ceremony to honor local entrepreneurs

entrepreneurial women

Join members of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Phoenix Chapter, and their guests at the June 1 Desert Diamonds Awards Gala. “Get ready to be inspired by the collaboration and successes of NAWBO members who will be recognized in six award categories,” says Nancy Sanders, President of NAWBO Phoenix. “We are fortunate… Read More →

Phoenix earns presidential award for export success

Presidential Award

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Monday presented Mayor Greg Stanton and the City of Phoenix with the President’s “E” Award for Export Service at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. Phoenix is only… Read More →

FlexJobs identifies 10 remote jobs for new grads

FlexJobs

Debunking the myth that entry-level jobs can’t be flexible or that only experienced professionals can attain work flexibility, FlexJobs has identified a sample of ten remote entry-level jobs for new college graduates to consider. The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) indicates a positive job market for the projected 1,870,000 new bachelor’s degree level… Read More →

GCU’s Brian Mueller a finalist for EY honor

Brian Mueller

Brian Mueller, president of Grand Canyon University, has been named a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in the Mountain Desert Region that encompasses Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico.  The award recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and… Read More →

82 homesites purchased in Gilbert

Gilbert

Maracay Homes, a wholly owned company of the TRI Pointe Group (NYSE:TPH), has closed on 82 homesites at Adora Trails, an amenity-rich master planned community near the San Tan Mountains in Gilbert, Arizona. Located near the southeast corner of Riggs Road and Val Vista Drive, Maracay’s parcel at Adora Trails will be developed into a new, single-family… Read More →

Abbot Downing expands Family Dynamics and Education team

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Abbot Downing is expanding its consulting services for family-owned businesses with the addition of an executive leadership coach to focus on succession planning and development of next generation family business leaders. Nancy Amick brings nearly 20 years of experience to the firm’s national Family Dynamics and Education practice as a consultant who has specialized in… Read More →

Treating the body with mental healthcare

cervical cancer

Building upon the success of the integrated healthcare model, Bayless Healthcare Group has taken steps to increase its emphasis of treating physical care with mental health. The Arizona-based business launched its Adult Primary Care extension earlier this month and recently opened the doors to its Therapeutic Wellness Center across the street from its midtown Phoenix… Read More →

Thomas Title & Escrow announces national launch

Housing and transportation

It’s all about growth at Thomas Title & Escrow’s Scottsdale office where Kevin Kinerk has been promoted to President of the Arizona market. Mr. Kinerk now assumes responsibility for day-to-day management along with developing and maintaining client relationships. “Kevin has the requisite executive experience to lead our Arizona operations to sustained growth. He’s been deeply… Read More →

Bank of America awards $300K in grants

valley forward receives grant

Bank of America this week hand-delivered nearly $300,000 in grants in just three hours to 18 local nonprofits working to increase educational and workforce development opportunities in the Phoenix community, according to a Tuesday announcement. According to these nonprofits, a cumulative total of more than 225,000 low and moderate income people will receive job training,… Read More →